ride-sharing

6th December 2018

Waymo’s Commercial Ride-Sharing Service: Why It Matters

After much hype, Waymo One, the company's commercial ride-sharing, is here. Here's why it matters.

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16th November 2018

SEAT Unveils Prototype 5G Car

SEAT is displaying a prototype 5G connected car at an event in Barcelona, Spain. At the Smart City Expo World Congress, the automaker is showcasing a version of the...

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14th November 2018

Waymo’s CEO Sees Limits to Self-Driving on Eve of Launch

As Waymo prepares its self-driving taxi service for a December launch, CEO John Krafcik told an audience that autonomy has its limits.

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30th October 2018

VW & Intel’s Mobileye Plan AV Ride-Sharing in Israel

Volkswagen, Intel's Mobileye division and the state of Israel are looking to develop a commercial autonomous taxi service in that country by 2022.

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27th September 2018

Uber Commits $10M to Reduce City Traffic

As ride-hailing services multiply and increase traffic in cities, Uber is pushing for a congestion tax that would target its own business interests.

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25th September 2018

Ride-Hailing Work Isn’t a Living for Most Drivers, Study Finds

A study by the JP Morgan Chase Institute finds that while ride-sharing and ride-hailing services have increased, Uber and Lyft drivers have not reaped the financial benefits. But it's...

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3rd September 2018

San Francisco May Slap Tax on Ride-Sharers

San Francisco voters could impose a per-ride tax on ride-sharing providers like Uber and Lyft and also their robo-taxis after the California legislature passed a bill allowing the city...

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22nd August 2018

Waymo and Lyft Beef Up Self-Driving Programs

Self-driving cars may be years away from getting most consumers around but in limited areas of two US cities, autonomous rides are expanding and seem to be a hit....

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1st August 2018

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Woes Squeezed Out Its Trucks

With trying to focus on getting its autonomous cars back on the road following a fatal crash earlier this year, Uber needed to cut some programs, and the ax...

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30th July 2018

Mobility’s OK but hands off my company wheels!

Commercially owned fleet car drivers in the UK reveal a major stumbling block to diversified corporate mobility solutions by refusing to give up their company cars, reports Paul Myles....

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25th July 2018

GM’s Maven Tries Letting Owners Share Their Cars

Trying to cash in on the car-sharing and ride-sharing trend, GM's Maven program will now allow car owners to rent out their vehicles in select cities.

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23rd July 2018

Uber & Cargo Partner for In-Car Shopping

Uber and Cargo are looking to combine two great American pastimes: shopping and driving.

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